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The art of misdirection http://www.ted.com/talks/apollo_robbins_the_art_of_misdirection.html Calculate your ideal and breakeven hourly rate http://freelanceswitch.com/rates/ Gender Equity at Harvard – Surprising! http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/08/education/harvard-case-study-gender-equity.html?hp&_r=1& Top 10 trends from Boomer Technology Circles Summit http://www.accountingweb.com/article/top-ten-trends-boomer-technology-circles-summit/222393

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The worst word in business: busy!  (Another justification to learn time management) http://theweek.com/article/index/249334/the-worst-word-in-business-busy#! Study says women want more work-life balance than a paycheck.  True of you? http://www.businessinsider.com/women-want-work-life-balance-more-than-a-big-paycheck-2013-9 What you need to know about being self-employed http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/09/12/questions-to-ask-before-deciding-on-self-employment/ Would you recommend the CPA profession to your kid? http://blog.aicpa.org/2013/09/would-you-recommend-the-cpa-profession-to-your-kid.html Eight

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IRS and ObamaCare for Individuals http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/27/usa-irs-obamacare-idUSL2N0GS1GK20130827 Conferences for Small Business Owners https://www.openforum.com/articles/5-must-attend-conferences-for-small-business-owners/ How to Network When You Hate Networking http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/08/29/how-to-network-when-you-hate-networking Tax Software Survey – Worst Tax Season in History for Some http://www.aicpa.org/Publications/TaxAdviser/2013/August/Pages/bonner_aug2013.aspx

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Are Accountants Newsworthy? You Bet!

As a marketing channel, public relations is one of my personal favorites.  It includes getting mentioned in news or trade media and publications, having an article you wrote published or reprinted, applying for and winning awards, or otherwise being in the public eye for one reason or

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The Most Dangerous Stage of Learning

Early in my career, one of my favorite things to teach was Maslow’s four stages of learning.  I still think it’s one of the most valuable and profound pieces of information I have come across in my learning. Here they are: Unconscious incompetence. Conscious incompetence. Conscious competence.

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Links I Like

Intuit Virtual Conference http://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/training-center/intuit-virtual-conference-to-be-held-september-24-26-2013/ Forget printing; get a virtual business card http://contxts.com/ IRS launches website for Affordable Care Act http://www.irs.gov/uac/Affordable-Care-Act-Tax-Provisions-Home More on women – what’s holding them back http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130815-whats-really-holding-women-back Great Recession Pushing More CFOs into Strategic Role http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2013/08/02/cfos-have-bigger-roles-than-ever-before-and-they-like-it-that-way/

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